One Hamden Center
2319 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Louis M. Federici
Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Louis M. Federici completed his undergraduate studies at Drexel University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in 1983. He went on to law school at Villanova University where he was the recipient of the Law Alumni Award in 1986-1987 and obtained his J.D. in 1987. He was admitted to the Connecticut bar later that same year. Following law school, Mr. Federici was a Legal Research Clerk for the Connecticut Superior Court.
Mr. Federici joined Parrett, Porto, Parese & Colwell in 1988 and is a principal in the firm. His practice is primarily in litigation, including personal injury, employment law, business law, worker’s compensation, unemployment compensation, and social security disability. Mr. Federici was a presenter at the Fundamental of Worker’s Compensation seminar in May 2009, Worker’s Compensation Law & Practice in January 2010; webinar discussion leader for Hiring and Firing of Employees – What You Can and Cannot Do on June 28, 2013; and webinar discussion leader in June 2014: Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act as it applies to Wages and Hours worked. Presenter on Hiring and Firing of Employees Webinar by Surgent McCoy Self-Study CPE, LLC, May 2017. Presenter on Advanced Auto Injury Litigation Seminar, September 28, 2018.
Community / Business Affiliations (current and previous)
Louis is an active member of the legal, business, and service communities. Mr. Federici belongs to and serves in a leadership capacity for numerous organizations including serving as a member of the Guilford Board of Finance, past president of the Board of Directors for New Haven Home Recovery, has served as a Member of the Executive Board of BSA, CT Yankee Council and Past President of the Hamden Jaycees. Mr. Federici has been a member of the Guilford Rotary and was president of the club for the 2016-2017 year. In addition, he is a member of the New Haven County and Connecticut Bar Associations, (Litigation Committee) and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Federici is also a member of the New Haven Inns of Court. The Inns are a gathering of Lawyers and Judges at which professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence are the theme. Each year, members are assigned to a pupilage group presided over by one or sometimes two judges and a group of five to seven lawyers. Over the course of the year, each pupilage group will prepare and present a topic of interest to the other groups. Attorney Federici is an adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University and in the Fall of 2020 taught a course in Labor and Employment Law at the College of Arts and Sciences.